Post July 2005 - "More
and more women are shunning the ladette lifestyle
to become ladies. There are no Eliza Dolittles
on the three-day course, nor are the attending
women the bored wives of society-conscious, rich
husbands. Most of them run their own businesses
- some as far a field as London - and hope the
programme will give them the edge on their competitors.
They are all attractive, funny, polite and intelligent.
A lot of the lessons girls used to learn at finishing
school, which taught them how to behave in society,
really apply in the business world today"